Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 73 118 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.18% 9.13% 5.58%
As % of the General category 8.87% 23.60% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 86 74
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £225 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -51.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £311 £105 £264
90th Percentile £496 £550 £700
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +23.08% -27.78% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 - £13.25
10th Percentile £12.42 - £10.93
90th Percentile £18.60 - £15.78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +2.86% +32.08% +15.22%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 823 500 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 47.14% 38.70% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 227 385
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +6.21%
10th Percentile £240 £205 £227
90th Percentile £530 £539 £496
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.47 £10.24 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.64% -6.95% -8.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.30 £15.00 £16.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +30.00% -7.69% +30.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Retail in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
4 17 (23.29%) Java
5 16 (21.92%) B2C
5 16 (21.92%) Automotive
5 16 (21.92%) JIRA
6 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
7 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (17.81%) Banking
8 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
8 13 (17.81%) SQL
8 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
9 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.44%) Project Management
10 11 (15.07%) Web Services
11 10 (13.70%) TDD
12 9 (12.33%) Spring
12 9 (12.33%) SOAP
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.33%) REST
13 8 (10.96%) Analytics
13 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
13 8 (10.96%) WebSphere
13 8 (10.96%) Degree
13 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
13 8 (10.96%) Maven
14 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.59%) Scrum
14 7 (9.59%) HP

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.48%) Confluence
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.74%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Google Analytics
1 5 (6.85%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.37%) npm
2 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.37%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.37%) PBX
3 1 (1.37%) PSTN
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Big Data
1 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.85%) Endeca
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.48%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.74%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (2.74%) HBase
5 2 (2.74%) Impala
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) JIRA
2 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
4 8 (10.96%) Maven
5 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.85%) Ant
6 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.85%) Hudson
6 5 (6.85%) Selenium
6 5 (6.85%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) Appium
7 4 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.48%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.48%) Calabash
7 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.11%) NUnit
8 3 (4.11%) PhantomJS
8 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Automotive
3 13 (17.81%) Banking
4 7 (9.59%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.74%) German Language
7 2 (2.74%) Marketing
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Tester
6 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.48%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (5.48%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) REST
2 9 (12.33%) SOAP
2 9 (12.33%) Spring
3 7 (9.59%) JSTL
4 6 (8.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.22%) Spring MVC
5 5 (6.85%) Ajax
5 5 (6.85%) CSS
5 5 (6.85%) EJB
5 5 (6.85%) HTML
5 5 (6.85%) Java EE
5 5 (6.85%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) JSP
5 5 (6.85%) Kafka
5 5 (6.85%) Lucene
5 5 (6.85%) Struts
6 4 (5.48%) RESTful
7 3 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) New Media
5 1 (1.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Robotics
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Android
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) MVS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
3 16 (21.92%) B2C
4 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.44%) Project Management
5 10 (13.70%) TDD
6 8 (10.96%) Analytics
6 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.59%) Scrum
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
8 6 (8.22%) MVC
8 6 (8.22%) SDLC
8 6 (8.22%) SOA
9 5 (6.85%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) OOD
9 5 (6.85%) SEO
9 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) Apple Swift
4 4 (5.48%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) Scala
6 1 (1.37%) R
6 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 6 (8.22%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) GDPR
4 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.11%) Consul
2 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.11%) Mesos
3 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Coremetrics
4 5 (6.85%) Google
4 5 (6.85%) hybris
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 5 (6.85%) PayPal
5 4 (5.48%) Tableau
6 3 (4.11%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.74%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Cognos
8 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.37%) NICE Systems
8 1 (1.37%) Polycom
8 1 (1.37%) Progress
8 1 (1.37%) Qualys